I think you heard about new vRealize Operation Manager release. If not check this Release Notes
It was subject of many blogs:
- vRealize Operations 6.6: “I’m too sexy for my skin!” – https://blogs.vmware.com/management/2017/06/vrealize-operations-6-6-im-sexy-skin.html
- VMware vRealize Operations 6.6: Plan, Manage and Scale SDDC and Multi-Cloud Environments – https://blogs.vmware.com/management/2017/06/whats-new-in-vrealize-intelligent-operations.html
I admit, the new UI is brilliant, my colleagues are sharing this opinion. So U can read about new features and integration with VMware Log Insigt and Business Management.
The upgrade process same as from 6.4 to 6.5. I found a good blog which is present it step by step: https://blogs.vmware.com/management/2017/05/upgrading-to-the-new-vrealize-operations-6-5-step-by-step-david-davis.html
After upgrade process was done we realize in vRealize 🙂 something strange. When we selected a VM we seen a watermarked message in the background, as you can see in the picture below. “License is invalid”
The solution is simple, you can go Administration / Management / Licensing page and select License Groups tab in vROPS.
Check the Licensable Usage column and if you see 0 value in Product Licensing row it will be the problem.
In this case select Product Licensing row and click pencil icon on top. Under vRealize Operation Manager select your license key or keys depends on your environment and click next.
Define a membership criteria as you wish or use legacy settings. They didn’t change in our environment. If you could advice about filering I would give you, pls. contact me. Click next.
Check Preview then click Finish button.
!! Don’t forget push the refresh button on License Keys page however you can’t see the changes on License Groups page 🙂
When you did everything right on License Groups page you will see a bigger value then 0 in Licensable usege column.
I hope this short article will help for you, when you experience similar problem after your upgrade.